Master of Science in Computer Science Program By University of Wyoming | Top Universities

Master of Science in Computer Science

Master of Science in Computer Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Study Level Masters
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In the Department of Computer Science at the University of Wyoming, graduate students from around the world are brought together to learn in an exciting atmosphere of curiosity and discovery. The Department offers small graduate classes taught by well-qualified professors. State-of-the-art equipment allows you to gain hands-on experience as you explore the field of computer science. The M.S. degree has been offered since the Department's formation in 1971, the Ph.D. in computer science since 1988. The faculty includes professors, all of whom received their doctorates in computer science or closely related fields from respected institutions, as well as lecturers. Their research interests are diversified in several areas. Support for their research comes from a variety of internal and external sources, and many of the faculty and graduate students receive funding that provides research assistantships, equipment, supplies, travel, and other assistance. MS General Requirements: Both Plan A and Plan B students must complete the CORE REQUIREMENTS and the BREADTH REQUIREMENTS. A total of at least 33 credit hours at the 4000 level or above must be completed. The student must complete a minimum of 29 hours of courses, including the CORE REQUIREMENTS and the BREADTH REQUIREMENTS. Each M.S. student will have a supervising committee of at least three members appointed. The committee will consist of at least two members of the computer science faculty and at least one non-COSC faculty member. Plan A (thesis) requirements: The student must complete a minimum of 29 hours of courses, including the CORE REQUIREMENTS and the BREADTH REQUIREMENTS, and a minimum of 4 hours of COSC 5960 (Thesis Research). At least 20 credit hours must consist of computer science department courses. At least 15 credit hours must be at the 5000 level, not including seminars, COSC 5050, Independent Study, and Research. No more than 6 hours of 4000-level computer science coursework may be counted toward the total credit requirement. Coursework from other departments may count towards degree requirements with the approval of the supervising M.S. committee. Plan B (non-thesis) requirements: The student must complete a minimum of 32 hours of courses, including the CORE REQUIREMENTS and the BREADTH REQUIREMENTS, and a minimum of 1 hour of COSC 5960 (Thesis Research). At least 20 hours must consist of computer science department courses. At least 15 credit hours must be at the 5000 level, not including seminars, COSC 5050, Independent Study, and Research. No more than 6 hours of 4000-level computer science coursework may be counted toward the total credit requirement. Coursework from other departments may count towards degree requirements with the approval of the supervising M.S. committee.

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